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Canyonlands National Park Newswire

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  1. Hang Glider Craig Pirazzi Fatally Injured In AccidentRead the original story

    Thursday | Aero-News Network

    ... most spectacular hang gliding images in the world. On August 25th, while preparing for a flight at Canyonlands National Park in Utah, a sudden gust of wind reportedly caught Pirazzi's hang glider and blew him off a 300-foot cliff, according to the ...

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  2. Colorado Man Dies In Hang Gliding Accident In Eastern UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    Authorities say a Colorado man was killed in eastern Utah when strong winds dragged him off a cliff where he was going to take off to go hang gliding. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday that 50-year-old Craig Pirazzi died Monday east of Canyonlands National Park near Moab, Utah.

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  3. Craig Pirazzi, R.I.P.: Colo. Hang Glider Pilot Dies in Park Where He Made HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Denver Westword

    A 2011 image of Craig Pirazzi launching over Canyonlands National Park, where he died this week. Videos, photos and more below.

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  4. Colorado Man Dies in Hang Gliding AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KKTV

    The Sheriff's office says strong winds hit him as he was trying to take off near Canyonlands National Park.

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  5. A Wonderland of ArchesAnd So Much MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... modern center offers excellent interactive exhibits and a film that highlights Arches and nearby Canyonlands National Park . Park rangers are available to assist in planning hikes and other activities, answer questions, and provide maps and other ...

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  6. Colorado man dies in hang gliding accident near MoabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KSL-TV

    A Colorado man who was hang gliding east of Canyonlands National Park died Monday after strong winds dragged him off a cliff as he was trying to take off, according to the San Juan County Sheriff's Office. Craig Pirazzi, 50, of Paradox, Colorado, was hang gliding with three other people in the Indian Creek area when the accident happened, the sheriff's office said Tuesday in a post on its Facebook page.

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  7. 'Winged monster' on ancient rock art debunked by scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Science

    ... numbers of sites are centered in and around a geological feature known as the San Rafael Swell and Canyonlands National Park, where the best-known example- the Great Gallery -is found. Whitley first saw the Black Dragon Canyon panel 30 years ago. ...

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  8. Arches, Canyonlands fees increasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in late May 2013. It will soon cost more to visit Arches and Canyonlands National Park or take a guided hike through the Fiery Furnace in Arches. Entrance fees at the two parks will increase from $10 to $25 a ...

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  9. BLM releases draft plan for permitting oil and gas wells around MoabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Fidelity Exploration and Production Co. is working federal leases on Big Flat near the entrances to Dead Horse State Park and Canyonlands National Park's Island in the Sky.

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  10. Read This ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Canyonlands National Park is truly a playground, and a large one. At 527 square miles, it's the largest of the national parks in Utah.

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  11. Grizzly Who Killed Hiker Likely to Be EuthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | How Stuff Works

    ... true treasure. Here are 10 great reasons to visit it right now. More than 440,000 people visit the Canyonlands National Park -- located in Southwest Utah -- every year and it's easy to see why: Dramatic arches and serpentine slot canyons are only ...

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  12. A view across the forested high country of Elk Ridge with theRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... The multi-tribe American Indian group, urging protection for a 1.9 million-acre region south of Canyonlands National Park, says San Juan County has excluded tribal perspectives in crafting a proposal that could shape public-lands policy for ...

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  13. NPS to require day-use permits for vehicles, bicycles on Elephant Hill, White Rim trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Moab Times-Independent

    A group of mountain bikers ride the White Rim Trail. Beginning Sept. 1, day-use permits will be required for bicycles and motorized vehicles on White Rim and the Elephant Hill Trail in Canyonlands National Park.

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  14. Bears Ears monument debate is splitting Utah NavajosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A schism is opening among Utah Navajos over whether to protect sacred lands surrounding the Bears Ears Buttes with a new national monument. The multi-tribe Native American group urging protection for a 1.9 million-acre region south of Canyonlands National Park says San Juan County has excluded tribal perspectives in crafting a proposal that could shape public lands policy for generations to come.

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  15. Day-Use Permits Will Be Needed For White Rim, Elephant Hill Roads In CanyonlandsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | National Parks Traveler

    You'll need a permit to drive the Elephant Hill Road in Canyonlands National Park beginning Sept 1/NPS, Neal Herbert Come September 1, you'll need to snag a permit if you want to take your rig, or pedal your bike, for a day on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park . These free day-use permits will be available on the park's website 24 hours in advance of the trip date.

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  16. Day-Use Permits Now Required for Elephant Hill and White Rim RoadsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Holtville Tribune

    The National Park Service has announced that permits will be required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park as of September 1, 2015. Day-use permits will be available on the park's official website 24 hours in advance of the trip date.

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  17. Permits required for day-use on 2 roads in CanyonlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KSL-TV

    The National Park Service announced Thursday that beginning Sept. 1, permits are required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.

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  18. Editorial: Utah needs more national and state parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Over Memorial Day weekend, so many people from here and all over the world were trying to get in to see the wonders of Arches National Park that traffic was dangerously stretched out onto the nearby state highway and desperate motorists managed to squeeze some 340 cars into a parking lot designed for 185. Similar bottlenecks met visitors at nearby Canyonlands National Park.

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  19. Ultramarathoner Sets Appalachian Trail RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... of America's Most Dangerous Trails: The Kalalau Trail Along the Na Pali Coast The Maze, located in Canyonlands National Park in Utah, is a rock labyrinth that Outside magazine describes as "difficult to reach, almost impossible to navigate, and full ...

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  20. Biking the line between wilderness and civilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | High Country News

    One weekend in May, I bump down the swooping turns of a jeep track in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. My friend Cecilia and I are embarking on a three-day bike trip along the White Rim Road, which skirts the chiseled contours of the Colorado and Green rivers at the southern edge of the park's Island in the Sky district.

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